Xiamen Train

Xiamen North Railway Station

Being operating from April 2010, Xiamen North Railway Station is 8 miles (13 kilometers) from Gaoqi International Airport, 14 miles (23 km) from Xiamen Railway Station, and 7.4 miles (12 kilometers) from Gaoqi Railway Station. It is an important transportation hub which Connects Fuxia (Fuzhou - Xiamen) Line, Xiashen (Xiamen - Shenzhen) Line, and Xialong (Longyan - Xiamen). The station operates bullet trains only. At present, trains from there run to Beijing, Shanghai, Fuzhou, Wuhan, Chongqing, Nanjing, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and other cities.

Address: Houxi Town of Jimei District

To the south of the railway station, there is a square, where a bus stop is located at the southwest corner of the square. Xiamen BRT no. 1 goes passed the station, with an interval of two to three minutes. Airport shuttle bus is available in the north railway station; one can easily reach Gaoqi airport when they arrive at the station by train. To the west direction of the station, Houxi Long-distance Bus Station is under construction now. Once this is completed, it will be easier for passengers to go to nearby cities. Passengers need to pay attention when getting off from the underground exit, to the west one can reach BRT no. 1 and the bus stop; while to the east they can reach the taxi stand and tourist bus.

There are more than ten ticket windows in the ticket office. Besides, twenty self service ticket machines and ten ticket collecting machines are available for passengers. For waiting rooms, there is a main waiting room about 12,000 square yards (10,000 square meters), a 1,800 square yards (1,500 square meters) waiting room for teams, and a 1,800 square yards (1,500 square meters) one for mother – and – baby as well as the disabled.

Left luggage service is available in the station square. The price depends on the size of the luggage, but it wouldn’t exceed CNY 10 for each piece per day. Besides, the Wal-Mart in the station has free lockers.


Timetable of the main trains through Xiamen North:


 Major rail lines from this station to:

(Last Update on Jan 10, 2020)
ToTrainsDurationTicket Fare (CNY)
First/ Second Class Seat
D3234, G242, D3216, D3142...
96 departures from 07:07 to 22:07
1h21m - 4h11mCNY 127/ 79
USD 19/ 12
Shanghai Hongqiao
D3142, G1652, D3136, G1674...
22 departures from 08:06 to 23:35
5h32m - 8h24mCNY 657/ 328
USD 96/ 48
Hong Kong
G3001, G3003, G3007, G3005 from 10:06 to 17:093h47m - 4h28mCNY 408/ 255
USD 60/ 37
Beijing South
G322, G324, G356, D746 from 06:56 to 17:4811h21m - 17h24mCNY 1,354.5/ 326
USD 198/ 48
G1676, D3142, D3296, D2294...
10 departures from 07:50 to 15:36
7h00m - 10h54mCNY 715/ 447
USD 104/ 65
Hangzhou East
G2380, D3234, G1680, D3142...
37 departures from 06:00 to 23:35
4h41m - 9h20mCNY 476/ 281.5
USD 69/ 41
Chongqing North
G2372, D2232, D2376 from 06:44 to 08:1212h9m - 14h40mCNY 963/ 602.5
USD 141/ 88
Changsha South
G2372, G2278, G1754, G1616...
8 departures from 06:44 to 15:47
6h17m - 7h42mCNY 618.5/ 378
USD 90/ 55
G2294, G2296, D3290, D3278...
9 departures from 07:07 to 14:47
7h14m - 8h11mCNY 505/ 316.5
USD 74/ 46
Shenzhen North
D675, D2339, D2315, D681...
54 departures from 06:20 to 19:56
3h7m - 3h59mCNY 259/ 162
USD 38/ 24
G2380, G2372, G3184, G322...
42 departures from 06:00 to 22:26
0h57m - 1h30mCNY 72/ 45.5
USD 11/ 7
Nanchang West
G2372, G2294, G2278, G5028...
30 departures from 06:44 to 18:53
4h18m - 5h42mCNY 335/ 105
USD 49/ 15
D3234, D3216, D3142, D3218...
29 departures from 07:13 to 23:35
4h32m - 7h59mCNY 445/ 238
USD 65/ 35
 The above schedule is for reference only. For real-time schedule and ticket booking, please click the arrival stations.
See more Xiamen Train Schedule 


 How to get to the railway station:
By subway: Take line 1 to the North Railway Station directly.
By bus: Take bus No. 690, 691, 692, 790, 792, 890, 898 Express, 901, 905, 907, 936, 943 Express, 949, 950, 953, 957, 980, BRT 1, and Airport Shuttle Bus North Station Line and get off at North Railway Station.
By taxi:
1. It takes 25 minutes and costs CNY 45 from Gaoqi International Airport.
2. It takes 20 minutes and costs CNY 35 from Gaoqi Railway Station.

 How to get to famous sites:
1. Jimei School Village:
Take bus No. 901 and get off at Longzhouchi.
2. South Putuo Temple:
Take bus No. 943 Express and get off at the West Village of Xiamen University, and then walk along Yanwu Road to West Yanwu Road to the crossroad, and you’ll see it.
3. Gaoqi Railway Station:
Take bus no. 953 and get off at Gaoqi Railway Station.
4. Gaoqi International Airport:
a. Take Airport Shuttle Bus North Station Line at North Railway Station.
b. Take metro line 1 to Dianqian Station, Exit 4B. Then transfer to bus no.755 to Taigusushe. Walk north around 950 meters to arrive at the airport.
- Last modified on Nov. 20, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Xiamen North Railway Station
Asked by Alfred Yap from MALAYSIA | Nov. 20, 2019 00:36Reply
Transport from Jinjiang Airport by train to Xiamen North Railway Station.
I'm flying in to Jinjiang Airport. From there I intend to take a bus to Quanzhou Railway Station to take a train to Xiamen North Railway Station. Can I buy a ticket on arrival, or should I purchase in advance online. How long is the bus journey from Jinjiang Airport to Quanzhou Railway Station. And how much is the bus fare. Is there any Railway Station from Jinjiang Airport to Xiamen?
Answers (1)
Answered by Odom | Nov. 20, 2019 22:06

You can use bus K901 or K602 to reach Quanzhou Station, it should take around 1.5 to 2 hours on the way. Ticket is CNY4 or 7. Or you can use Jinjiang Station which should be closer to the airport. You can use bus No. 21, but may still around 1.5 hours on the way, CNY2 per person.
Asked by Grace from SINGAPORE | Aug. 15, 2019 05:17Reply
I bought a bullet train ticket online from xiamen north station to quanzhou.
1)Can i collect my ticket at Xiamen station instead?
2)Can I collect my ticket 1day advance?
3)How early do I have to reach the station before the boarding time?

Answers (1)
Answered by Jennifer from DENMARK | Aug. 15, 2019 18:14

Yes, you can collect the ticket from another railway station in advance, for example, a few days in advance. If you collected ticket before travel date, with paper ticket in hand, 30 to 40min at station should be OK unless you are traveling during holiday time. If you decide to collect ticket on the day of travel, maybe 1.5 hours at station is needed.
Asked by Kasia from AUSTRALIA | Aug. 07, 2019 18:50Reply
We have a hotel booked near the ferry terminal
How much it approximately costs by taxi?
Answers (1)
Answered by Hyman | Aug. 08, 2019 20:09

I suppose it may around CNY80 if count by the distance. Or you may consider to use the metro service to Zhenhai Road and then walk to the ferry terminal or your hotel nearby.
Asked by PE ONG from MALAYSIA | Nov. 02, 2018 08:47Reply
going to nanan for ancestor village 'kooi hong ' village, how to go Nanan from Xiamen international
Answers (2)
Answered by Sami | Nov. 03, 2018 00:48

No idea of "Kooi Hong" village. From Xiamen to Nanan, you could take train from Xiamen or Xiamen North to Quanzhou.
Answered by cpeong from UK | Nov. 04, 2018 17:50

thanks, manage to get my cousin to pick me from xiamen, their 48 rooms house was built by my father, so let them paid some dividends 😂😂😂
Asked by May from MALAYSIA | Oct. 25, 2018 21:41Reply
Query transport to travel to Fuzhou
(1) Flight will arrive Xiamen airport at 11am with 2 pax (1 adult and 1 child), what is the convenience and cheapest to travel to Fuzhou?
(2) How to travel Xiamen airport to Fuzhou by train?
(3) Do you have to pruchase ticket in advance?
(4) Can purchase ticket upon arriving at the airport?
(5) Where to get the ticket? Can get ticket at airport?
(6) Can arrive Fuzhou at 1pm?
Answers (1)
Answered by Joshua | Oct. 26, 2018 03:08

You need to use the rail service. Most of the high speed rides will go from Xiamen North Station. You can take the airport shuttle bus to reach the North Station and then take the rail. It is recommended to buy the tickets in advance as they sold out sometimes on the travel date. To buy a ticket or collect a ticket on spot, the airport would not work, only railway station.

It is not possible to reach Fuzhou at 1pm. It may take you around 1 hour at the airport for the immigration, about 1 hour for the shuttle bus to North Station (waiting and transfer). You also need at least 1 hour for the ticket collection or buying a ticket at railway station.
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